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CHF 100’000 CHF awarded to Adiposs, and one more hope for cancer patients

Adiposs, a biotechnology start-up, has developed a revolutionary medical imaging product capable of detecting a serious syndrome affecting cancer patients: cachexia. The company has just received a CHF 100’000 Tech Seed loan from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT).

The EPFL spin-off ND BioSciences receives CHF 100’000 to fight neurodegenerative diseases

The biotech start-up based at Biopôle is developing innovative technologies for early diagnostics and therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. ND BioSciences has just received a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT.

After the COVID crisis, four Vaud spin-offs receive support from EPFL and FIT

The FIT Selection Committee has chosen to support a new start-up, Alithea Genomics, with a grant of CHF 100’000. Moreover, in view of the financial and logistical difficulties caused by the pandemic, the three projects Flowbone, Limula and SenSwiss, which had been awarded a FIT Innogrant in 2019, received an exceptional extension of CHF 20’000.

CYSEC raises 500’000 Swiss Francs from FIT for its cybersecurity solution

The start-up based at EPFL Innovation Park provides a highly innovative solution for the growing Confidential Computing domain. CYSEC has just received a Tech Growth loan of 500’000 Swiss francs from the FIT. This follows a second full year of strong sales growth.

Alogo™ Analysis secures 1 Million Francs with a fundraising round and a loan from the FIT

The Lausanne-based start-up, which specializes in high-tech motion analysis solutions for equestrian sports, has just obtained a CHF 500’000 Tech Growth loan from the FIT, in addition to a successful fund-raising campaign of another CHF 500’000.

Remedok: CHF 50’000 to reduce medecine waste

Remedok recently obtained a Digital Seed loan of CHF 50’000 from the FIT. The start-up develops a digital platform for drug and health professionals, with the aim of decreasing medicine waste by allowing them to reduce their stocks.

CHF 100’000 for ExerGo’s energy networks

ExerGo has recently obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. This EPFL spin-off, which collaborates in particular with Services Industriels de Genève (SIG) and several academic institutions, is developing a novel concept of low-temperature energy network that uses CO2 as heat transfer fluid in a closed loop. Exergo’s solution saves 85% of final energy and more than 90% of CO2 emissions compared to traditional fossil fuel-based systems.

CHF 200’000 for PrivateDeal

PrivateDeal has received CHF 200’000 in the form of a loan FIT Digital Growth by EHL. Based at the Innovation Village of EHL, the start-up offers to put hotels directly in touch with their clients thanks to an instant intelligent negotiation solution.

CHF 50’000 allocated to Crokeo

The FIT has chosen to support Crokeo with a Digital Seed loan of CHF 50’000. The Lausanne based start-up offers an ecological home delivery service for custom-made pet food.

CHF 50’000 for KickTheMap

KickTheMap has obtained a Digital Seed Loan of CHF 50’000 from the FIT. The Lausanne-based start-up conceived a mobile application capable of capturing 3D data and modelling objects, habitations or lands, no matter their dimensions.

Kimbocare receives support from the FIT

The young start-up KimboCare has recently obtained a Digital Grant from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). KimboCare is a platform allowing to financially help underprivileged persons to access quality health services. 

CHF 500’000 for Lambda Health System

Lambda Health System has obtained a FIT Tech Growth loan of CHF 500’000 from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The start-up is developing a rehabilitation robot for hospitals and clinics, in particular for the treatment of patients after a stroke.

CHF 100’000 for Genknowme

Genknowme has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. Resulting from a collaboration with the Vaud University Hospital (CHUV) and Lausanne University, the start-up develops a blood test to help health professionals with patients trying to gain a healthier lifestyle.

CHF 100’000 for KaiosID

KaiosID has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. Originating from the School of Management and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD), the start-up develops a traceability solution for consumer goods to fight counterfeiting and illicit trade.

TOP100 2019

Switzerland, champion of innovation

For the ninth time, the 100 best Swiss start-ups (TOP100_2019) were selected and listed in a ranking published by IFJ (Institut für Jungunternehmen) and PME Magazine. Among the companies selected, 20 are supported by the FIT.

Congratulations to Flyability, Lunaphore Technologies, BestMile, Gamaya, Astrocast, Volumina Medical, Cellestia Biotech, Daphne Technology, CREAL3D, Insolight, AgroSustain, Eyeware Tech, GRZ Technologies, LiGenTec, SwissDeCode, ScanTrust, Nanogence, G-Therapeutics, Mirrakoi and OneVisage !